COUNTY — Join Oxford County Soil & Water Conservation District on July 19 from 3-5 p.m. for a walk and talk style presentation at the Tenmile River Demonstration Forest, located on the Hiram/Brownfield town line.

Join Sean Horan, Climate Smart Agriculture & Forestry professional with NRCS & the UMaine Extension to explore the intricate relationships between the species in our forests and discuss innovative strategies for mitigating the effects of climate change, pests, and other threats.

Michele Windsor, program manager at Oxford County SWCD will demonstrate some timber stand improvement practices currently in use at the demo forest and some ways that we are increasing biodiversity by planting native species. Participants will leave with a better understanding of our forests and ideas they can use on their own property.

This event is free, but participants are asked to please register by visiting our website at oxfordcountyswcd.org/workshops.

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